iPhone 5's 4-inch screen too small? Here's a solution

iPhone 5's 4-inch screen too small? Here's a solution
Apple announced the iPhone 5 last week and it was no surprise that it came with a slightly larger 4-inch screen. That might be good for one-handed operation, but for those with a slightly larger hand and/or enchanted by phablets and the latest crop of high-end Androids with big screens, this might be underwhelming.

The obvious solution for those wanting a bigger screen is simply not to buy the iPhone 5, but if you still want some way to enlarge the display, here is a funny little tool that you may want to use. We’d don’t see how anyone would be using this for longer periods of time but for showing off, or for a gift it might be just right. It’s the Mini Cinema for iPhone and it’s basically a huge magnifying glass stand with your iPhone in the back.

Good thing is that it uses absolutely no power to enlarge that image. Oh and it packs a loudspeaker as well with the obvious application being movies and games (with a controller we guess). It’s up for sale for $69 on Fancy, and if you really feel like experimenting hit the source link below.

source: Fancy

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39 Comments

1. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

Desperate.

29. torr310

Posts: 1646; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

This is NOT a slightly larger screen but a slightly "LONGER" screen.

31. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

At least it won't be a pain in the ass to watch videos. Slightly

2. wendygarett unregistered

LOL we need to pay another $$$$$

3. Peter27

Posts: 233; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

This is epic! Much better than any of the parodies on iPhone. This is a parody, but it actually exist. 100 thumbs up from me.

17. Peter27

Posts: 233; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Help me please... I can't stop laughing...

39. savezo007

Posts: 41; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

and later that day Peter27 couldnt stop laughing and died from suffocation. ;(

4. AppleConspiracy

Posts: 637; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

This is subversive art installation, right?

5. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Sounds like a good idea. Seems a bit pricey though.

6. f1r3z0r

Posts: 92; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Whatever apple offers to the ifan, they will buy because it is drug for them.... This what Apple call stealnovation. The art of how to steal money with "apple innovation". Innovation is Samsung technology, wireless charging, and more that Samsung Galaxy S3 offers

10. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Apple isn't offering this...

25. vickysame

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

you are somehow right but apple think of every single thing just to make phone slimmer they worked on camera to reduce its size without loosing camera quality and samsung did nothing that good in innovation they introduced wireless charging but till date i have note seen that accessories in market. if you want to see inovation then go and see nokia pureview and super touch thas we all need. if wp8 is a good os then nokia will give a strong comeback.

7. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

totally sick .............

8. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

Anyone know what a "Phalet" is? "That might be good for one-handed operation, but for those with a slightly larger hand and/or enchanted by phablets and the latest crop of high-end Androids with big screens, this might be underwhelming."

24. vickysame

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

phablet is a new word added to dictonary for phones such as samsung galaxy note. (p)hone+t(ablet) = pablet

26. vickysame

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

correction (ph)one + t(ablet) = phablet

9. sanjeet.13

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 17, 2012

Seems more innovative than the i phone. .

11. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

sadly to get the iphone to be as awesome as the competition you have to do this. But still lacks alot to be a good phone

12. bomariam1

Posts: 43; Member since: May 08, 2012

Just one comment to all of you loving it. Are you so blaind, or just playing dum?

13. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2149; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

what a stupid product idea. Get an AppleTV.

14. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Or just buy a different phone like a normal person...

15. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

This is cool. iPlanned on duct-taping my hypothetiCal iPhone 5 to my flat screen but now iWon't have to.

16. Nahomjms

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 17, 2012

Can't wait to put wy mittens on one:D

18. SpectatorS

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

..the hell... is this innouation?

19. RedFox

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

the visual meaning of pathetic .

20. JunkCreek

Posts: 407; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

while androids fans struggle to make their phone performance better with the software, iphone likely struggling with all possible peripherals to make it looks better ? ¿

21. ogtomasx

Posts: 47; Member since: Aug 25, 2012

Iphone 5 is so garbage Lol... Same ad the 4s just with updates WoW wake up....

22. vickysame

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

great innovation. superb.. i can believe this simple thing can be so much innovatiove. good job by manufacturer.

23. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

Why not do what most Apple users do to get what they want. It's really a simple explanation. It was actually manufactured with a much larger screen. Apple purposely locked down the screen size until the next version. So, all they have to do is Jailbreak it. :) John B.

27. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

trolling...

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